Bud, Not Buddy Quizzes & Trivia

Bud Not Buddy is a fantastic piece of children's fiction that takes a look at the jazz age from the perspective of a young black boy from a troubled background. Bud encounters problem after problem, but through it all he somehow learns a lot about himself and his family. This book addresses important issues without ever being preachy or patronizing, and this helped it earn the 2000 Newbery Medal for children's literature. If it's a book that made a big impression on you, you should have a go at our Bud Not Buddy quizzes.

Which award winning author wrote Bud Not Buddy? Which bandleader does Bud think is his father, only to find out that it's his grandfather? What does the band give to Bud at the end of the book? Get read for the quizzes, it's show time!

Did you read Chapter 10? Let's find out what you remember!

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 679   |  Last updated: Jan 10, 2013
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    At the beginning of Chapter 10 where was Buddy headed to?

Bud, not buddy is a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, Let's start this quiz and learn more about this novel!

Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 638   |  Last updated: May 5, 2017
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    Who does Bud think it 'the most beautiful woman in the world'?

Story comprehension questions and vocabulary words for chapters 4-6

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 550   |  Last updated: Apr 26, 2016
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    The word SWOOPED most nearly means:

Review of Chapters 10-19 of Christopher Paul Curtis' novel Bud, Not Buddy

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 384   |  Last updated: Jan 10, 2013
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    What name listed below is not a name of a member of Herman E. Calloway's band?

This quiz is a cummulative review of the entire book, Bud, Not Buddy.   Take your time and do your best!

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 279   |  Last updated: Jan 29, 2013
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    How old was Bud when his mother died?




Bud Not Buddy Questions & Answers


If you had to convince someone to read Bud, Not Buddy, what are three reasons you could give them to read the book.
29. it is a boy named bud going throw hard times but stuff gets better. it is a good theme and book.it is a good reason for never giving up. 30. both because it is a key to what happens and tells about bud.
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